Taste Test: Our Guide to the Best Products at the Supermarket

There are tens of thousands of products on supermarket shelves; let us help you pick the best—in both taste and nutrition. After booting out foods that don't fit our nutrition standards, products are served to a Cooking Light staff tasting panel for blind taste tests. Here are the winning products in a variety of categories.

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Crave Brothers Petit Frère
Photo: Travis Rathbone

Best in Cheese: Wisconsin

Crave Brothers Petit Frère ($10.25 for 1/2 pound)

A subtle washed-rind cow's-milk cheese that quietly announces its presence with a hint of musty barnyard funk on the palate, not the nose. Smooth texture with a slightly bitter rind and a silky center.

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